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My most brilliant achievement wasto persuade my wife to marry me Wedding Superstitions and Traditions A quote from Winston Churchill Marriage and its customs are very important parts of each culture Every culture has their own special way to present a marriage Some customs may seem similar while others are very different Three of the different cultures are the Chinese the Jewish and also American customs The Chinese can be very superstitious when it comes to marriages They want all the luck you can get to make not just the ceremony but the couples life together forever as special as it can be They have many different customs They wrap the wedding invitations in red and gold gift wrap the colors of happiness and wealth The Chinese believe that you should choose an even number date for the wedding They feel the more even numbers the merrier They also believe that nine is the most important number because in their culture nine means long and forever When giving the gift of Li Shi money you should either donate an amount of 99 or 999 The Li Shi is to be wrapped in a red envelope You must never give the couple a gift of a fan Fan means disperse in Chinese which is a bad omen Another thing you may not know about Chinese marriages is that there is no formal wedding vowel in Chinese culture The closest ritual to a wedding vowel is that the newlywed couple must drink from two cups of wine that are tied together by a red string This is considered the gesture of binding commitment by the two A tea ceremony is a very important part of the Chinese culture This is where the bride arrives at the grooms home to serve tea to her new in-laws She will
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